Skip to content


Depending on your school affiliation, career stage, and type of funding, you may be required to complete an on-line RCR course offered by Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), as well as participate in other program-specific types of training.

Human Subject Research Training

The Institutional Review Board mandates training for investigators, research staff, and students engaged in human research.

Animal Research Training

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee requires that all personnel involved in animal use and research be appropriately trained and qualified. Personnel who will handle animals must complete hands-on training classes provided by University Laboratory Animal Resources.

The Office of Research Services sponsors mandatory and optional training programs for all individuals involved in sponsored research activities.


The Office of Environmental Health & Radiation Safety has training programs for all personnel who work in research laboratories, or work with hazardous substances, radioactive materials or radiation producing equipment.

Additional Guidance

You should consult your mentor, school, center, department, etc. for specific training requirements.